The winners of last night’s 2013 Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards included some Canadian creators: BEST SINGLE ISSUE – Becky Cloonan, The Mire BEST CONTINUING SERIES – Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples BEST NEW SERIES – Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples BEST PUBLICATION FOR KIDS – Adventure Time by… Read More Congratulations to Canadian Eisner Winners
Torontonians awoke earlier this week to news that David Mirvish had decided to sell Honest Ed’s, the store founded by his father in 1948 and a Toronto landmark of sorts (featured prominently in the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O’Malley). The estimated $100 million dollar property was to include the 160,000 square… Read More Honest Ed’s and Mirvish Village for sale – and with it over four decades of ties to Toronto’s comics community.
The Harvey Awards are presented in September at the Baltimore Comic Con. Today they released their nominees for 2013 (for material released in 2012) and as usual, we’ll highlight the Canadian connections. Congratulations to everyone nominated, regardless of where they live or their nationality. Represented DARWYN COOKE (Graphic Album) BRANDON GRAHAM (Graphic Album reprinted) JELL… Read More Harvey Awards – 2013 nominations announced
2013 marks the 75th year of Siegel and Shuster’s Superman, so the Metropolis Marvel is joined by some irregular allies in the fight for freedom: Tom Evans, aka Captain Canuck as envisioned by co-creator Richard Comely, Doc Stearne in his fight togs as Mister Monster (by creator Fred Kelly from Super Duper Comics) and the… Read More 2013 Poster #1
Joe Shuster, co-creator of Superman, was born on this day in 1914 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Shuster passed away in 1991 at the age of 78 — had he survived to this year, he would be 99 years old. This is an important milestone year for Siegel and Shuster as it also marks the 75th… Read More Happy 99th Birthday, Joe Shuster!
July 5, 2013 – TORONTO, ON The Canadian Comic Book Creator Awards Association is pleased to announce the venue of the 2013 Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony. The 8 2013 awards and 3 Hall of Fame presentations will be presented on SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013 at JACKMAN HALL at the Art Gallery of Ontario, starting at… Read More Joe Shuster Awards Ceremony: 8:30 PM – Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario